July 29, 2015
Jul 29, 2015

How Android Will Shape the World

If you look at the worldwide smartphone sales by operating system in 2014, you'll see that 4 out of 5 smartphones sold were running on Android. This also means that new Android services and...
June 2, 2015
Jun 2, 2015

Google I/O Mobile Highlights 2015

As usual we've taken part in all the big announcements, demos and knowledge sharing at Google I/O. Here are the highlights in mobility that you cannot miss. Android M Naturally a lot of the focus...
December 3, 2014
Dec 3, 2014

Top Mobile Trend: Material Design

Google's latest release of Android (referred to as Lollipop), was meant to offer support for material design (which it describes as a "comprehensive guide for visual, motion and interaction design...
November 10, 2014
Nov 10, 2014

What’s the killer app for the car?

In our summary from the Mobile World Congress this year we talked a lot about the number of smart cars on display and the lack of apps. Last year Apple launched Apple CarPlay which was later followed...
June 26, 2014
Jun 26, 2014

Summary from Google I/O 2014

As always,DMI is monitoring the latest and greatest from Google I/O. Here's a quick wrap-up of the announcements that are most relevant to mobility. Android L,the new version of Android,...
March 4, 2014
Mar 4, 2014

Wrap-up from MWC 2014

  The worlds biggest mobile event is over for another year, and what did we learn this time? Here are some of the highlights: Samsung dominated overall, followed closely by Apple,...
January 31, 2014
Jan 31, 2014

2014 UX/UI trends for mobile solutions

2013 was an exciting year for UX/UI design with one of the key changes being a marked move from skeumorphic to flat design. However, beware of thinking this approach is merely a move towards a...
January 13, 2014
Jan 13, 2014

Bluetooth Beacons vs Wifi vs NFC

An introduction to Beacons  One of the most talked-about mobile trends for 2014 is beacons that can be used by retailers and brands to locate, track, communicate with and engage customers...
December 30, 2013
Dec 30, 2013

Best of 2013

One of our objectives for 2013 was to share the mobile knowledge we've built up over the past 7 years with the world. We set out to publish everything we know about mobile strategy development,...
November 19, 2013
Nov 19, 2013

Google beats Apple in global app downloads

What was in fact a big event passed by quietly a couple of months ago when Google Play passed the Apple appstore in number of downloads per month with 2 Bn vs 1.8 Bn downloads reported in September...
October 18, 2013
Oct 18, 2013

Why Google App Engine is our first cloud choice

Last week I presented at the Google Cloud Developer event in London about how and why Google App Engine (GAE) powers most of DMI's mobile solutions. Mattias Levin, head of R&D at DMI helped me...
October 10, 2013
Oct 10, 2013

RSVP to your app launch party

We've previously written about "Driving traffic to apps and mobile websites" in the Mobile Strategy Handbook and we now get even more questions. Based on a recent demand we had from a client we have...
August 15, 2013
Aug 15, 2013

How to Prepare to Go Mobile

In a previous blog post we talked about working collaboratively, and now we’re going to delve a bit further into the specifics of planning a mobile application. Part of working together as...
August 8, 2013
Aug 8, 2013

7 ways to optimize your app for iOS 7

The most radical difference in iOS 7 is the completely redesigned user interface. Not only did Apple change the designs, they completely rewrote the platform’s design language. The new...
July 16, 2013
Jul 16, 2013

Why most mobile app developers suck

Over the past 7 years we've delivered well over 1000 apps, including over 100 critical business solutions for some of the world’s most recognisable brands. To achieve this we have built up a...
July 10, 2013
Jul 10, 2013

7 trends in UI/UX design in 2013

The state of User Experience/User Interface (UX/UI) design today is rapidly changing along with new innovations. There are numerous differing opinions amongst hot topics such as flat vs....
May 23, 2013
May 23, 2013

Mobile highlights from Google I/O 2013

With all the stuff going on at Google I/O (Google's equivalent to Apple WWDC) it's difficult to see the trees in the forest. Therefore we've made an attempt to digest the mobile related announcements...
May 13, 2013
May 13, 2013

Top 5 reasons why your mobile app will fail

Over the past 6 years, we've built more than 1,000 apps so I have a pretty good idea which apps will succeed and which ones will fail. Although it's not always in our best interest to tell...
April 22, 2013
Apr 22, 2013

Facebook Home privacy issues

Should users of the new Facebook Home App be concerned about infringements of their privacy rights? Facebook is often at the centre of Privacy advocates’ debates. It was only a few months ago...
February 27, 2013
Feb 27, 2013

MWC Day 2: Top stories and more

Another day of hard work at MWC in Barcelona. Early wake up call, busy ride in, cold coffee for 2 euro at the congress, lots of walking, talking, listening, smiling sales people, meetings,...
February 26, 2013
Feb 26, 2013

MWC Day 1 Report, trends and insights

At Mobile World Congress (MWC) it's always busy days of meetings and late nights with dinners and networking so challenging to find time to digest and report. Anyway, here's a short snippet of the...
February 4, 2013
Feb 4, 2013

What to expect from Mobile World Congress 2013?

As a 8 year veteran visitor of Mobile World Congress (MWC) and Barcelona resident I get the question from a lot of people what to expect from MWC this year. New innovations? Trends? Is it a place to...
November 5, 2012
Nov 5, 2012

Agile predictability in mobile

Agile mobile development For some agile has become a buzzword and excuse for running over budgets, not writing proper specification and lack of planning of customer testing. Our experience is that...
May 29, 2012
May 29, 2012

Latest Trends in Mobile, June 2012

Every 6 months we review and summarise the latest trends in mobile in our newsletter and then dig deeper in to each trend. We will publish the in-depth articles on our blog and on Mobilegroove.com...

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